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Outten & Golden Announces Five New Associates Have Joined the Firm

PRNewswire—Outten & Golden LLP

Outten & Golden LLP, a preeminent employee rights law firm, is pleased to announce the addition of five new associates to its growing practice of representing employees in all areas of employment law, including individual, class action, and WARN Act matters and cases.

Gregory S. Chiarello: Before joining the firm, Mr. Chiarello was an associate at Vladeck, Waldman, Elias & Engelhard, P.C., representing employees in discrimination, retaliation, wage & hour, contract, and unemployment matters. A 2006 graduate of Brooklyn Law School, Mr. Chiarello will be representing individual employees in litigation and negotiation in all areas of employment law, including discrimination, retaliation, and wage-and-hour matters, executive and professional contracts, and executive compensation. Mr. Chiarello has joined the New York office. 

Nina R. Frank: Ms. Frank clerked for Judge Michael H. Dolinger, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and Judge Stuart L. Peim, New Jersey Superior Court, Criminal Division. A 2011 graduate of Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Ms. Frank will be representing individual employees in litigation and negotiation in all areas of employment law. Ms. Frank has joined the New York office. 

Julia Rabinovich: Ms. Rabinovich clerked for Judge Richard A. Paez, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and Judge Keith P. Ellison, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.  A 2012 graduate of Stanford Law School, Ms. Rabinovich will be representing clients in class action wage-and-hour and discrimination cases. Ms. Rabinovich has joined the San Francisco office. 

Chauniqua D. Young: Before joining the firm, Ms. Young was a Bertha Justice Fellow at the Center for Constitutional Rights. A 2012 graduate of Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Ms. Young will be representing clients in class action wage-and-hour and discrimination cases.  Ms. Young has joined the New York office. 

Olivia J. Quinto: Before joining the firm, Ms. Quinto was an Ella Baker Fellow with the Center for Constitutional Rights, a Wenk Public Interest Fellow with the ACLU-New Jersey, the 2012 National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers' Minority Law Fellow with the Neighborhood Defenders Service of Harlem and the 2012 American Association for Justice's Mike Eidson Scholar. A 2013 graduate of Rutgers School of Law – Newark, Ms. Quinto, will be representing clients in class action wage-and-hour and discrimination cases. Ms. Quinto has joined the New York office. Ms. Quinto is admitted to practice in New Jersey and is pending admission in New York (December 2014).

"We are delighted to be joined by these talented lawyers," said Wayne N. Outten, the firm's managing partner. "The experience and capabilities of these five associates will contribute to the firm's ability to advocate effectively for the rights of employees in individual contractual matters, in individual claims and cases, and in class and collective actions."

Outten & Golden LLP focuses on advising and representing individuals in employment, partnership, and related workplace matters both domestically and internationally. The firm counsels individuals on employment and severance agreements; handles complex compensation and benefits issues (including bonuses, commissions, and stock/ option agreements); and advises professionals (including doctors and lawyers) on contractual issues. It also represents employees with a wide variety of claims, including discrimination and harassment based on sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, race, disability, national origin, religion, and age, as well as retaliation, whistleblower, and contract claims. The firm handles class actions involving a wide range of employment issues, including economic exploitation, gender- and race-based discrimination, wage-and-hour violations, violations of the WARN Act, and other systemic workers' rights issues.

Outten & Golden has 11 practice groups: Employee Benefits, Executives & Professionals, Financial Services, Sexual Harassment & Sex Discrimination, Family Responsibilities & Disabilities Discrimination, Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender Workplace Rights, Discrimination & Retaliation, Whistleblower Retaliation, Class & Collective Actions, WARN Act, and Appellate Litigation.

Outten & Golden has offices in New York, New York, Chicago, Illinois, and San Francisco, California.

For media inquiries, contact Managing Partner Wayne N. Outten at (212) 245-1000.